Hemidrachm of Mytilene with head of Apollo
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1668.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.82 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate, profile to right.
Reverse: Five-stringed lyre with a fillet around its right arm.
Inscription in Greek above and at left and right.
A flower (?) in the field.
1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund